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A world without the Amazon? Safeguarding the Earth’s largest rainforest focus of Princeton conference

October 23, 2019 ・ Pooja Makhijani

The Amazon is the world’s largest and most diverse tropical forest and the ancestral home of over 1 million indigenous peoples. How to preserve it was the centrally urgent theme at a conference at Princeton on Oct. 17-18. “Safeguarding the…

Open dialogue: Taking a deep dive into the climate debate

October 24, 2019 ・ Tom Garlinghouse

This fall, Princeton undergraduates are taking a deep dive into the climate debate in the environmental studies seminar “Crossing the Climate Change Divide.” The course is taught by award-winning journalist Meera Subramanian, who is asking students to examine what people…

Journalist Meera Subramanian, 2019 Barron Visiting Professor, explores intersection of culture and environment

September 25, 2019 ・ Morgan Kelly

Subramanian will be the first speaker in the Fall 2019 Environmental Humanities Colloquium sponsored by PEI at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in East Pyne, Room 111. Journalist Meera Subramanian, the 2019-20 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor…